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On the latest financial trends and news.


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Your Guide to Converting RRSPs to RRIFs

As you approach retirement age, your focus on savings naturally begins to change. You stop viewing that nest egg as a place to store money, and start seeing it as a place to pull money from. For those heavily invested in RRSPs, RRIFs are one of the most popular vehicles to make that transition because it's nearly seamless and the RRIF is a very flexible tool used to optimize your savings and help to manage your spending.

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Creating Your Emergency Fund

Preparing for emergencies remains an essential part of creating a robust financial plan. It creates a bridge over troubled water that helps us navigate the most difficult times in our lives, making future success more likely. That’s why we always urge our clients to set aside an emergency fund.

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Tax-Free First Home Buyer’s Savings Account

Numbers from Statistics Canada and the Canadian Real Estate Association show the average national home price is more than seven times the average household income. Combined with the recent rise in interest rates, this has made the dream of owning a house much more difficult. To bring the dream back within reach, the government is stepping in with the creation of the First Home Savings Account (FHSA).

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